V-280 makes 280; UK looks at AI, Boeing eVTOL flies, Sweden flies biofuel; Airbus AI challenge.
Natilus, Elroy Air and Sabrewing are U.S. startups developing large unmanned cargo aircraft. But the Chinese may be ahead of them.
Rapid progress in neuroscience-based ergonomics, more effectively factoring in the weaknesses and strengths of the human brain, may help put the pilot back in the loop.
Sweden’s Inkonova has built a drone designed to fly in places humans cannot get to—today it’s caves, tomorrow it could be asteroids.
Quadrotor, helicopter and tiltwing designs will help steer NASA research toward key technology challenge areas for future urban air transport systems.